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Some Tips for Passive Job Seekers

“The reality of today’s job market is that people are in motion. They move from one job to another quickly,” sums up Éloïc Lévesque-Dorion, employment counsellor at the Montreal Downtown Job Search Club. “People stay in the same company for three years on average,” he adds. “Everyone will eventually have to find another job.” Even […]


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Job Search Tips to Forget

The world of employment is not what it used to be. As well, certain classic job search tips no longer apply, according to Forbes magazine, which recently drew up a list of tips to discard. To be a good job seeker of the day, here are recommendations and general advice not to follow. The job […]


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How to React to a Dismissal

A slowing economy, lower profits than hoped for, a collaboration that doesn’t go as expected… There are many reasons why someone might be let go, but whatever they are they don’t make the situation any easier. Find out how to react and bounce back after this fateful moment when your manager tells you that the […]


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Solutions for finding work… fast!

If you are looking for a job, whether temporary job or your career ideal, you must first take care of your CV and cover letter template to enhance the value of your skills. You can do the same with your LinkedIn profile, which is a good showcase for potential employers, provided it is neat and […]


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Six tips to increase your visibility on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is now an essential tool for job seekers and their visibility. But with its various paid versions and dozens of parameters, it can be difficult to know how to use it effectively. Here are some tips to best set up your profile. While many job seekers tend to use the the LinkedIn search engine […]


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The Benefits of Hiring a Person With a Mental Health Problem

A new report from the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) reveals the gains employers can obtain when they hire a person with a mental health problem. What are they? It’s a reality – people afflicted with a mental health illness are often excluded from the job market. For these people, the unemployment rate fluctuates […]


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Job Search – Some Tips to Beat the Competition!

Are you convinced that you are the ideal candidate for the desired position, but you are not the only person being considered? Here are some tips to make an active search and raise you up above the fray. Identify your “unfair advantage” The concept comes from entrepreneurship. To succeed in business, says author and entrepreneur […]


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Find your Next Challenge with an IT Recruitment Firm

In the IT sector, recruitment is often done through an agency, which acts as an intermediary between the candidate and the company. Here’s how to work with a recruitment agency If Albert has not kept his LinkedIn profile up to date, it’s because he doesn’t want to be bombarded with messages from recruiters while he […]


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How to Measure an Employee’s Potential

It’s hard, from just reading a CV, to know whether you are betting on the right candidate. For many years, employers and recruiters have focused on the criteria of skills and performance. What if the key to finding the ideal employee is found elsewhere? “Rather than insisting on looking for people with the ideal skills, […]


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How to Explain Frequent Job Changes to an Employer?

Although employees are in favour of the practise of frequent job changes, employers, on the other hand, see it as an inability to be engaged and a risk of losing new arrivals too quickly. 57% of Canadian workers believe that changing jobs on a regular basis can be beneficial, especially in terms of salary. At […]


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10 Tips to Make a Good First Impression

The first impression left with a potential employer can be decisive. Here are 10 tips to to avoid harming your entrance onto the stage, beyond the well-known “firm, but not too firm” handshake. The first impression is crucial Why is it important to make a good first impression? Because it lasts a long time and […]


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Social Profiles have Become as Important as a CV

When seeking a job, having an online profile has become indispensable. Some recruiters even consider it as important as the resume itself. Is this the end of the traditional CV? “The biggest mistake a candidate can make is to not keep his online profile up to date,” says Michael O’Leary, regional director at Accountemps in […]


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